CARTMEL NEWS: Author: Amber Gilbert-Whaite

Racing Abandoned: Monday 24th July


After a fabulous day of racing in true Cumbrian weather on Saturday, the rain in our area has unfortunately continued. Following an inspection carried out on Sunday 23rd July at 12pm by our racing officials, we are sorry to announce that we will not be racing on Monday 24th of July.  For those of you […]

Mamma Mia – it’s Björn Again!


Tickets are selling fast for our fabulous racing and music day on Friday 30th June, featuring the legendary Björn Again. There’s still time to dust off your platform boots and jazz up your jumpsuit to be in with a chance to win the Best Costume! Head to our BOOK NOW button now to grab your […]

Last Few Picnic Benches Remaining..!


Our popular picnic benches are selling fast for all Saturday fixtures! Bring your own picnic or take advantage of our wide range of food and drink providers. Available on both the paddock and course sides, our benches are ideal for groups of six. Set up for the day on your dedicated bench and come and […]

Children help Holker plant 37,000 trees


Dozens of children from across the Cartmel peninsula are helping a local landowner complete the planting of thousands of trees destroyed by storm Arwen. In November 2021 Arwen’s 110 mph winds swept through Scotland, Northumberland and Cumbria, destroying 90 per cent of the woodland known as Lane Park on the Holker Estate. Holker Estate embarked […]

Join us for Wonderful Whit Wednesday Evening!


What better way to spend a long summer’s evening than enjoying a night at the races? With our first race starting just before 6pm, come after work for seven exciting jump races, plenty of refreshment options and all the fun of the fair. Watch the sun set over Cartmel from the Louis Roederer Restaurant balcony. […]

NEW for 2023! Pre-bookable Paddock Parking


In response to visitor demand, NEW this season we are offering pre-booked parking spaces in the Paddock Enclosure only. Simply add a parking space to your online booking at a cost of £10 and enjoy the peace of mind of guaranteed parking, whatever time you arrive in the Paddock Enclosure. Please note this will NOT […]

NEW for this season … Family-friendly Parade Ring Restaurant!


As the name suggests, our new Parade Ring Restaurant is ideally located in the thick of the action, and offers top class catering in a relaxed marquee setting. This package includes your Paddock admission, arrival drink, a grazing buffet, dedicated bar, resident tipster, free Paddock parking and complimentary race card. Children are welcome to join […]

Paddock Lawn Tipi: Now selling for 2023 season!


NEW for 2023, we’re delighted to announce the launch of our striking Paddock Lawn Tipi. Situated in a prime location looking onto the home straight, this new offering has the added benefit of providing shelter from the one thing we can’t control – the Great British weather! In the heart of the paddock, with easy […]

Björn Again to entertain the crowds at Cartmel Racecourse


We’re delighted to announce that our Race Day Concert on Friday 30th June will feature the highly acclaimed Björn Again, the perfect act for a perfect party atmosphere! Racegoers can dance along to all their ABBA favourites after a thrilling day at the races, a unique day out for all ages. The news has been […]